Department of Health

Look for mass testing for COVID-19 to take off across South Dakota next week. Health Secretary Kim Malsam-Rysdon says it starts with the state’s most vulnerable population….

She estimates test number in the thousands….

Followed by another two weeks of testing at assisted-livings totaling around 4,300 tests, then moving on to other congregate care settings. Malsam-Rysdon says the state is also planning to partner and conduct testing in some tribal communities.